1-Odisha becomes first Indian state to give pension and food benefits to transgenders
2-Indian banker Raghavan Seetharaman awarded Green Economy Visionary Award
3-US Army Reserve officer Deshauna Barber crowned as Miss USA 2016
4-Guwahati declares Gangetic River Dolphin as its ‘city animal’
5-India-born Neerja Sethi ranked 16th on ‘America’s Richest Self-made Women’ list while president and CEO of Arista Networks Jayshree Ullal is ranked 30th.
6-Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch green-concept based State Data Centre
7-Union Government approved retirement age of doctors of Central Health Services to 65
8-Astrophysicists discover Canarias Einstein Ring in space
9-Asia’s largest technology trade show COMPUTEX started in Taipei
10-Dia Mirza named Ambassador for Swachh Saathi programme
11-Union Cabinet approves setting up of India Post Payments Bank
12-Iceland scientists turn CO2 into Stone under CarbFix Project
13-Radhika Menon becomes first woman to bag IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
14- Pre-historic Megaliths study indicate Khasis lived Meghalaya since 1200 BCE
15-IUCN declares Bornean Orangutan as critically endangered
16-NASSCOM unveils India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things
17- World Population Day 2016 observed with theme Investing in teenage girls
18-South African writer Lidudumalingani Mqombothi wins 2016 Caine Prize
19-World Bank Report – India is largest recipient of World Bank loans
20-CIRB Hisar becomes second institute to clone buffalo in India
21- The recently appointed Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Jute Corporation of India Limited was K V R Murthy.
22– Utpal Bora has been appointed as the full-time Chairman of Oil India Ltd.
23-The Kerala state government has announced to impose 14.5 % tax on junk food on the lines of ‘Fat Tax’.
24-Arvind Subramanian Committee is the high-level committee that has been constituted to review the minimum support price (MSP) and bonus for pulses
25-Talgo train is the Spanish-made train that has clocked 180 km per hour to become the fastest train of India
26-The Gangajal delivery scheme has been started from Patna city of India.
27-Amitav Ghosh has authored the book ‘The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable’ .
28- ‘Who Moved My Interest Rate’ book is authored by Duvvuri Subbarao.
29-Nitin Gokhale has authored the book ‘Beyond NJ 9842: The Siachen Saga’.
30-Russia is the country that signed the controversial ‘anti-terrorist’ legislation adopted by the lower and upper houses of parliament
in June 2016 .